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Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers

One of the supports on the Shaky Bridge outside Fitzgerald Park in Cork. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/4000s

Self Portrait in Glass

Self Portrait in Glass

A portrait of myself shot in the mirrored column near the playground in Fitzgerald Park, Cork. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1250s

Crowded daffodils

Crowded daffodils

Daffodils at the end of our estate line the edge of the road in a beautiful display. Edit: I’ve just heard the sad news about Danny O’Brien. I never met him but his photography was always amazing. I hope his site can stay online for a long time so people can appreciate his work. My […]

River Nore, Kilkenny

River Nore, Kilkenny

The River Nore runs through the city of Kilkenny where we spent a weekend earlier this month at WordCamp Ireland. In the photo you can see the Rivercourt Hotel where I stayed with my family on the opposite bank the famous Kilkenny Castle. Beautiful city, well worth a visit. Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D […]

Patient Dog

Patient Dog

Patient or not? A dog waits as his owner chats at the farmers market in Blarney on St. Patrick’s Day this year. More Photos. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/125s

1964 Morris Minor

1964 Morris Minor

A Morris Minor, registered in 1964, parked in Bantry town in County Cork. Pictured in September 2008 while on holiday there. After reading the Wikipedia page on the car this is probably a Minor 1000. Aperture ƒ/11 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/100s

Balloons in Cork

Balloons in Cork

A balloon seller on Daunt Square in September 2009, during one of our photowalks. A shopper takes her ease in the foreground. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/5000s

Unhappy in Dublin

Unhappy in Dublin

Grim faced people walking along O’Connell Street in Dublin a month ago. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/500s

False dawn of the city

False dawn of the city

As you may have already guessed, that’s not the dawn. It’s the lights of Cork City (and Blarney) shining and into the sky in a long exposure shot I made last August. I had meant to mention this sooner but 2 weeks ago I was shocked to hear about the death of Debbie Metrustry (@debbiemet), […]

It's wheely grass

It’s wheely grass

One of the wheels of a boat trailer in Baltimore, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

All wrapped up

All wrapped up

Petrol pumps sit idle at the same derelict station I shot this flo gas photo. One of my photos will be auctioned off today as part of Bid For Haiti in the Metropole Hotel in Cork. Paul O’Mahony is organising it but my brother Donal is helping to get prints together. Check out #bidforhaiti on […]

Reach for the sky

Reach For The Sky

Bare trees reach for the sky by the Atlantic Pond and Marina in Blackrock, Cork. Shot in April 2008. woof woof woof woof woof woof woof woof woof…. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

The Jedward Angel

The Jedward Angel

Bishop Lucey Park in Cork City was the location of a wonderful display of angel statues. They were decorated in all sorts of ways and even had one dedicated to Jedward! Adam had a great time running around them, and had loads of fun playing with another boy named Nathaniel. They went crazy chasing around […]

Five Arches

Five Arches

The bridge spanning the river outside Abbeystrowry Cemetery near Skibereen in County Cork. My wife was driving, I was able to enjoy the scenery! Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Gates of the Dead

Gates of the Dead

The roofed gates of Abbeystrowry Cemetery near Skibereen in County Cork. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 72mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s